Mississippi contains six schools that offer economics programs. University of Mississippi Main Campus, the highest-ranking economics school in MS, has a total student population of 15,932 and is the 1306th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 economics schools in Mississippi, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Millsaps College comes out as the most expensive ($16,924/yr), with University of Southern Mississippi as the lowest recorded at only $9,718/yr.
Economics students from Mississippi schools who go on to become economists, economics professors, analysts, economic analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,160 people working as economists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,320. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Mississippi alone, there are 26,420 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $50,710. Economists in this state earn $57,300/yr and there are 30 employed.
Also, within the economics schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from economics, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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